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Stock Lock

Description

Wood surface mount box with iron works mortised in. Single recessed dovetail-shaped iron coverplate on back conceals all the works. Plate secured with wrought nails. Iron strapping (E-type) applied to face of wood box at either end. Assembly was bolted to door with three square shank bolts (round head to exterior) still extant. Two square nuts also extant. Deadbolt (1 3/4" x 7/8" x ?" long) is key-operated from both sides. Iron key included.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1725-1775
Location of origin
England
Material
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
door locks
Iron
iron (metal)
LOCK, DOOR
Oak
oak (wood)
Dimensions
13 x 7 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.785AB
Credit Line
Gift of Frank Chouteau Brown
GUSN
54767

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